Synonyms for (noun) dispute

Synonyms: contravention, dispute

Definition: coming into conflict with

Similar words: resistance

Definition: group action in opposition to those in power


Synonyms: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute

Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important

Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats

Similar words: disagreement

Definition: the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing

Synonyms for (verb) dispute

Synonyms: quarrel, dispute, argufy, altercate, scrap

Definition: have a disagreement over something

Usage: We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America; These two fellows are always scrapping over something

Similar words: fence, argue, contend, debate

Definition: have an argument about something


Synonyms: challenge, dispute, gainsay

Definition: take exception to

Usage: She challenged his claims

Similar words: contend, contest, repugn

Definition: to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation

Usage: They contested the outcome of the race